Marcin Bielski

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Bielski, Marcin


Born circa 1495; died circa 1575. Polish historian and satirist.

Bielski was the author of the Chronicle of the World (1551; Russian translation, c. 1564, in manuscript), which was well known in Poland and Russia during the 16th century. Bielski also wrote The Lives of the Philosophers (1535).

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